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Testimonials from SBDC Clients

“At the Small Business Development Center you get an amazing level of service and it’s free. There is no need to use a paid consultant.”

“SBDC are the “go to” people for all business matters. They introduced me to government programs that are available and help with business issues about procurement helping me to learn how to do business with government agencies”

“I often call the SBDC and say “what do you think” and they always point me in the right direction to do the right things and go down the right avenue to grow and improve my business.”

“The SBDC was instrumental in helping me get a loan for my business for an expansion project I was working on.”

Since our start in 1993, the expert advisors of the Staten Island SBDC have worked directly with 9,351 businesses, helping them to invest $200,254,044 in the area’s economy, and create or save 5,984 jobs.


The Small Business Development Center assists our clients with the following:

  • Business Planning
  • Cost Analysis/Financial Management
  • Procurement Assistance Services/BidLinx
  • Minority Women Business Enterprise
  • Disaster Recover and Building
  • Entre Skills
  • Marketing Plans
  • High Tech Start-Up / Start Up NY
  • Veterans’ Boots to Business
  • Informative seminars
  • …and much more!

Thanks to our partners in the public and private sectors, our services are of no cost to you!

Schedule an appointment with a Certified Business Advisor today!